Buildbox Alternatives

    Buildbox is described as 'breakthrough game creation experience. Creating games is as easy as dropping images into the software, making changes to their properties and hitting play' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Buildbox for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Buildbox are Unity (Free Personal), Unreal Engine (Free), Roblox (Freemium) and Construct 3 (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    1. Godot is a fully featured, open source, MIT licensed game engine. It focuses on having great tools, and a visual oriented workflow that can export to PC, Mobile and Web platforms. It is a cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine and game development IDE.
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    2. Unity is a multi-platform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation.
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      Unity vs Buildbox opinions
      Some users think Unity is a great alternative to Buildbox, some don't.
      ITS AMAZING -From your mom
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    3. Unreal Engine is a professional suite of tools and technologies used for building high-quality games across a range of platforms. Unreal Engine’s rendering architecture enables developers to achieve stunning visuals and also scale elegantly to lower-end systems.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • HTC Vive
      • Kindle Fire
      • Gear VR
      • Xbox
      Roblox allows you to create games, build whatever you want with lego-like bricks, play other games made by users of the community, and even participate in the economy by trading, selling, buying, and collecting items.
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    4. Construct 3 is a powerful 2D game development engine which uses Scirra's intuitive event system to allow its users to build all kinds of games and apps.
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    5. Scirra Construct is a 2D game development engine with a focus on building games visually. No programming is required though the software uses a visual method for event handling that relies on programming concepts like variables, loops and conditions.

      Discontinued

      Construct 2 was taken off of the market in July 1, 2020, full support will be ceased in July 1, 2021.
      https://www.construct.net/en/make-games/buy-construct?action=c2retirement

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    6. Cocos Creator is a complete package of game development tools and workflow, including a game engine (based on Cocos2d-x), resource management, scene editing, game preview, debug and publish one project to multiple platforms.
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    7. Open 3D Engine (O3DE) is an Apache 2.0-licensed multi-platform 3D engine that enables developers and content creators to build AAA games, cinema-quality 3D worlds, and high-fidelity simulations without any fees or commercial obligations.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The definitive free cross-platform mobile engine to unleash your games using C#. We appreciate your feedback. Stay tuned. #iOS #Android #WindowsPhone #Windows8.
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    8. Making games as the '80s arcade games. Includes Run'n'Gun, vertical & horizontal Shooters or Platform, makes games as Pac-Man, Commando, 1942, Ghosts 'n' Goblins or Gauntlet, with sprite sheets, pixel art, sound fx, & music. You get arcade feel.
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